Real Madrid are the only club prepared to get close to Lazio’s €150m asking price for Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, it’s reported.
The Serbia international is only 23 years old, but his excellent season with Lazio – 14 goals and nine assists in 48 competitive games – earned him a starting spot at the World Cup.
President Claudio Lotito is a hard negotiator and is asking for €150m, though a deal could probably be done for €120m plus bonuses.
According to Sky Sport Italia, the only club prepared to meet that price is Real Madrid.
Juventus are hoping to include players as part of an exchange deal to lower the cost of the operation.
Manchester United are also interested in the Premier League, but have been burned by the pressure on Paul Pogba after his €105m fee.
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